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CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING SKILLS

Qualification

CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (RQF)

Course Code

22P1CHS00413

Duration

1 Year

Entry Requirements

You will need to have passed the Introduction to Counselling Skills or have a basic interest or understanding of working in a helping environment.

Future Study and Careers

Having successfully completed the course students can progress on to study:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This course is suitable for those looking to further study in counselling or psychotherapy. It is also a popular CPD opportunity for health care practitioners such as doctors, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, and unqualified professionals from the statutory and voluntary sectors seeking to deepen their understanding of mental health issues.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN

There are seven learning outcomes that will be taught in a variety of ways including lectures, small group activities, whole group discussions, individual reflective writing, DVD’s, exploration via the creative arts and small group skills practice.

Topics include:

  • Understanding and application of ethical and safe practice
  • Creating and maintaining boundaries in the helping relationship
  • Developing empathy and understanding difference
  • Focusing on your client’s issues and concerns using active listening to stay within their frame of reference
  • Using core counselling skills, and ability to identify your blocks to listening
  • Reflecting on your learning. You will gain a deeper understanding of your patterns of relating, personal history and structure of self
  • Providing constructive feedback to peers and to utilise feedback given to you.

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

Wednesday 5th October 2022

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus